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Japan's March trade gap swells to biggest-ever 1.45 trillion yen

Trade deficit for fiscal 2012/13 grows 69% to 13.75 trillion yen
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 06:00

JAPAN's trade deficit with the rest of the world hit its worst-ever level in March, while the deficit for the fiscal year as a whole to March 31 grew a massive 69 per cent from the previous year, official data released yesterday showed. The deficit for fiscal 2012/13 was 13.75 trillion yen (S$